Student Leader Application

Welcome! This is the central information page for UCSC Resident Assistant (RA)/Neighborhood Assistant (NA) (PDF) and Programs Assistant (PA)/Community Assistant (CA) (PDF) applications for the 2021–22 academic year. 

We have opened up a second campus-wide process for the RA/NA positions. Please refer to the following deadlines when applying for all areas:

Applications available: Monday, May 24, 2021 5:00 p.m.

Application deadline: Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:59 p.m.

Individual interviews: Thursday, June 24 - Wednesday, June 30

Decisions sent to candidates: Wednesday, July 14, 5:00 p.m.

Position decisions returned to individual units: Wednesday, July 21 noon

Career Center Workshop

Resume Workshop for Student Leader Applications
Note: You must be logged in to your UCSC Google account to view the video of the workshop.

College Student Life Involvement Opportunities

If you receive communication informing you that you are not moving forward in the process, please consider some of the following linked skill-building opportunities in order to help you to reapply for next year:

Colleges Nine and Ten

  • Positions in the Activities Office ( Fall Planning Assistant, Activities Office Assistant, Tech Crew, Terry Freitas Cafe Staff, College Guides, Student Senate
  • Positions in the Cocurricular Office ( Faculty Initiatives Assistants, CoCurricular Office Assistant, Practical Activism Conference Planners

Cowell & Stevenson






Rachel Carson College

Our interview process will conclude July. At that time, if you would like to hear feedback on your interview(s), please email


Position Descriptions

Programs Assistant (PA)/Community Assistant (CA) (PDF)

Resident Assistant (RA)/Neighborhood Assistant (NA) (PDF)